Since its establishment, CMS has undertaken more than 100 projects in different areas. CMS has completed several feasibility studies, detailed engineering designs, project preparations and provided project management assistance for the implementation of several agriculture, irrigation, water supply & sanitation, hydropower and transmission lines, hydraulics & water resources, and road and infrastructure projects in the past. CMS has also completed several international assignments. Brief descriptions of major projects/assignments are presented in the following tables:

A summary of major completed international and national assignments/projects is presented below:

– Agriculture and Forestry
– Energy and Hydropower
– Irrigation and River Engineering
– Transport and Infrastructure
– Water Resources and River Basin
– Water Supply and Sanitation

Project Year Client Country Description
Yangtze Basin Water Resources Project 1995 IDA/FAO China The main objectives were to raise agricultural production, increase the income of farmers, introduce a more sustainable and cost-effective O&M of Irrigation & Drainage (ID) system, promote institutional reform and strengthening & improve planning and environmental monitoring in the water sector. In addition, the project aimed at key institutional development objectives to introduce Self Financing ID District.
East Bank Essequibo River Development Project 1996 IFAD Guyana The main thrust of the project was the development and strengthening of joint participatory Drainage and Irrigation (DI) Management in selected area of Government operated and maintained DI systems.
NER-Community Resources Management Project 1996 IFAD India The project objectives were to assess the potentiality of micro-hydro and irrigation development in different basins of the North-Eastern region.
Sihu and Dongting Lake Project 1997 IDA China The consulting service included guidance and technical assistance for existing Self-financing Irrigation and Drainage Districts under the project.
Tarim Basin II Project 1997 IDA China The Project aimed to develop and utilize water & land resources in the Tarim Basin covering five prefectures in the Xinjiang Province.
Irrigated Agriculture Loan II Project 1997 IDA China The consulting service included guidance and technical assistance for existing Self-financing Irrigation and Drainage Districts under the project.
Pro-Poor Rural Water Reform Project Preparation 2002 DFID/UK China The consulting services management of small scale rural water facilities, speed up the construction work of irrigation facilities.
Irrigation and Water Resources Management Project: Component A – Irrigation (International Assignment) 2009-13 GoN/IDA Nepal Technical assistance for the implementation of FMIS sub-projects in three western development regions.
A. AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY
Institutional in Agriculture Sector [ADB AOTA No. 3008-NEP] 1998-99 ADB Nepal Restructuring and strengthening of existing government institutions; developing market mechanism to ensure fertilizer’s availability at the right price and the right time to secure farmers’ benefits; and safe disposal of surplus and date expired pesticides currently stored in the country.
Sunsari Morang Irrigation Project Stage-III Phase-I 1998-2003 DOI/ IDA Nepal Agriculture extension, farmers’ schools, training and information dissemination.
Nepal Irrigation Sector Project 1998-2004 DOI/ IDA Nepal Agriculture extension, support services, marketing activities, and training and information dissemination in the sub-project areas.
Agricultural Research and Extension Project 1999-2002 DoA Nepal Implementation support to strengthen the management and capacity of Agricultural Research and Extension Services by developing a client oriented location specific adaptive agricultural technology; and improving the technology delivery system.
Evaluation of Market Access for Rural Development Project 1999 ARD/
USAID
Nepal Evaluation study to assess the support adoption of improved production and marketing systems based upon commercial incentives and to increase the productivity and incomes of producers, traders, and agro-entrepreneurs engaged in the production of high-value commodities.
Agriculture Sector Performance Review [ADB TA No. 3536-NEP] 2001-02 ADB Nepal Support to the GON in the preparation of a comprehensive document of agricultural sector performance and formulation of measures to facilitate APP implementation.
Community Managed Irrigation Sector Project
[ADB TA No. 3745-NEP]
2003 ADB Nepal PPTA to prepare an irrigation sector project for possible funding and implementation that aimed to enhance the productivity and sustainability of FMIS covering about 33,385 ha in 35 central and eastern districts.
Commercial Agriculture Development Project
[ADB TA No. 3949-NEP]
2003 ADB Nepal Support to establish a network of competitive and innovative agricultural value chains that intended to contribute to the overall goal of sustainability by increasing the level of commercialization of agriculture in the Eastern Region.
Study on Devolution/Decentralization Model of Agriculture Service Delivery in Nepal 2006 MoAC/
GoN
Nepal Study for the preparation of appropriate strategies and implementation modalities including institutional set-up to promote decentralized agriculture service delivery system
Study on Management Strategy of Government Farm & Training Centers 2006 MoAC/
GoN
Nepal Study for the preparation of management strategy of farm and training centers under MoAC.
Agricultural Sector Study on Commercialization, SPS and Quality Control for the proposed 2006-07 MoAC/
IDA
Nepal Analysis of the supply chain and identification of the potential high value commodities, preparation of the financing options for supply chain development, assessment of the existing models of extension delivery, development of component design and institutional arrangements, assessment of SPS and quality control requirements in the context of Nepal’s accession to WTO.
Crop Diversification Project
[ADB Loan No. 1778-NEP{SF}]
2005-06 DoA/ADB Nepal Implementation support in adopting new and non-conventional approaches of project implementation, selection of production pockets, contracting out agricultural promotional programs at pocket level to the private sector providers, and regular participatory M&E of the field level project activities, especially production and marketing of secondary crops.
Agricultural Land Reclamation Works 2009-11 GoN Nepal Consulting services for survey, design and supervision of reclamation works of flood damaged agriculture land.
Agricultural Land Reclamation Works 2009-11 GoN Nepal Consulting services for survey, design and supervision of reclamation works of flood damaged agriculture land.
Emergency Flood Damage Rehabilitation Project: Part A – Agriculture [ADB Grant No. 0150-NEP] 2009-11 ADB Nepal Implementation support in reviving the agriculture and land fertility, restoration of livelihood of affected farm families, and rehabilitation of agriculture infrastructure in the 22 most flood affected Village Development Committees of three districts.
Crop Diversification and Commercialization Project
[ADB TA No. 7331-NEP]
2009-10 ADB Nepal PPTA to prepare a bankable project for achieving economic growth through the promotion of commercial agriculture and market-led production of high-value crops.

Regional Technical Support Group for Project for Agriculture Commercialization and Trade [IDA Credit 4603-NEP and Grant H486-NEP]

2011-2015 MoAC/IDA Nepal Technical assistance to the project management team for regional and district activities of the project.

Community Managed Seed Program [IDA Additional Financing]

MoAC/IDA Nepal Technical and implementation support to the project in increasing local production of improved seeds and soil fertility management.
B. ENERGY AND HYDROPOWER
Sarada-Babai Multipurpose Project 1996-97 GoN Nepal EIA study of the project (90 MW) as per the requirement of the National EIA Guidelines, 1993 with the objectives of identifying positive and negative impacts, and suggesting mitigation measures and management plan.
Daram Khola Hydropower Project
(3.0 MW installed capacity)
1996-97 NEA Nepal Detailed engineering design, preparation of detailed drawings & cost estimates for construction of the Project.
IEE of Daram Khola Hydropower Project 1997 GEIS Nepal Conduction of IEE of the project.
Survey and Preparation of Maps and Detailed Route Survey of 33 kV and 11 kV Transmission Lines 1997-98 NEPECON/NEA Nepal Detailed topographical survey, preparation of the maps, planning and design of transmission (33 kV) and distribution lines (11/0.44 kV) lines for six districts, and detailed route survey of 33 kv transmission lines.
IEE of Rural Electrification Schemes Package 2: Nuwakot, Chitwan and Nawalparasi Districts 2000-02 NEA/
ADB
Nepal IEE of 3 project districts under Package No. 2 covering 33 kV lines, 11 kV lines and low voltage lines for the construction of 33/11 kV substation and 11/0.4 kV distribution transformer.
Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Project
[ADB TA No. 4493-NEP]
2005-06 ADB Nepal TA to help the GoN for identifying a technically, financially and economically viable on-grid and off-grid renewable energy and rural electrification project to provide an affordable electricity supply to selected rural areas.
Formulation of Energy Resources Strategy of Nepal 2007-09 GoN Nepal Preparation of national energy resources strategy including biomass, hydropower, solar, petroleum, coal, fuel wood, etc.
Design and Tender Document Preparation of Gonger-Singati 33 kV Transmission Line and Substation 2008 NEA/GoN Nepal Design and tender document preparation of transmission and sub-station as part of project development for Upper Tamakoshi Hydroelectric Project (309 MW installed capacity).
Sano Milti Khola Small Hydropower Project (3.0 MW installed capacity) 2011 R. B. Tamang Nepal Detailed design, preparation of detailed drawings & cost estimates for construction of the Project.
Design of a Tunnel Boring Machine for Tunneling for Bheri-Babai Diversion and Multipurpose Project 2012 DoI Nepal Design of TBM for excavation of a tunnel (12 km long and 4.2 m finished diameter) considering geological conditions along the tunnel alignment.
Preparation of Long Term Vision of Nepal’s Water Resources and Energy Sectors 2050 AD 2012-2013 GoN/WB Nepal Preparation of Long Term Vision of Nepal’s Water Resources and Energy Sectors

C. IRRIGATION AND RIVER ENGINEERING

Pilot Program for Participatory Environmental Protection in Hill Irrigation 1992-93 IDA Nepal Design and implementation of vegetative and structural measures for environmental protection in four hill irrigation schemes constructed under ILC Project.
Expanding Groundwater Dev.  for Irrigation in Birgunj Area 1992-93 IDA Nepal Consulting services for detailed engineering design of tubewell irrigation units.
Impact of Irrigation Development Program on Agriculture 1993 IDA Nepal Consulting services for the assessment of impact of irrigation and agricultural development on livelihoods of local farmers.
Groundwater Irrigation and Flood Rehabilitation Project 1993 IFAD Nepal Formulation of a project covering 4,800 ha land by 800 shallow tubewells in five Terai (plain area) districts acceptable to the GoN and fit for financing by IFAD and other donors.
Lal Bakaiya Irrigation Project 1993 GoN Nepal Engineering survey and detailed design of headworks (diversion weir), canal systems, etc. for about 2,240 ha gross command area in the central Terai area.
Impact Evaluation Study of Bank Operations in the Irrigation Sector in Nepal 1994 ADB Nepal Evaluation study to examine issues concerning the efficiency, effectiveness and impact of Bank operations in the irrigation sector.
Rehabilitation of Thute Khola Irrigation Project 1994 SDRF Nepal Consulting service for the assessment of damages due to flood and carry out design, supervision and project management of the rehabilitation works of canal and structures.
Mahakali Irrigation Project Stage-II 1994-97 IDA Nepal Consulting services for the design, construction supervision, quality control, user’s organization formation, and implementation of environmental measures in Stage II area (6,800 ha command area).

Second Irrigation Sector Project [ADB TA No. 2115-NEP]

1994-95 ADB Nepal TA for the formulation of an irrigation sector project for possible external financing with the major components: improvement of existing FMISs (total 32,000 ha), construction of new surface irrigation schemes (total 9,000 ha), and strengthening of the regional & district staff and WUAs.
Nepal Irrigation Sector Project (project preparation) 1995 IDA Nepal Formulation of a Sector Project for possible external financing for implementation of irrigation schemes (total area 39,500 ha) including FMIS, turnover schemes and PJM schemes.
Updating Irrigation Policy 1992 1995-96 GoN Nepal Identification of the issues in the irrigation sector and updating the IP 1992.
Itaura & Sanichaur Irrigation Projects 1996 GoN Nepal Consulting service for survey, detailed design and detailed feasibility studies of two hill IPs.
Chanda Mohan Irrigation Project 1996-2000 OPEC Fund Nepal Detailed design, construction and project management (ICB contract) of the irrigation system that consisted a 60m long barrage (headworks) cum RCC road bridge, canal networks, flood embankments and 15 km access road.
Bakra River Flood Protection Project 1996-2001 OPEC Fund Nepal Detailed design, construction and project management (ICB contract) of 103.67 km long flood embankments, 150 spurs and 31 km access road.
Trisuli Irrigation Project 1996-97 JICA Nepal Consulting services for the social & agricultural assessment.
Community Shallow Tubewell Irrigation Project 1997-2000 IFAD Nepal Consulting services for project management support in design, construction supervision, user organization formation and training, agri- extension, financial management, etc covering 4,800 ha command area in five eastern terai districts.
Sunsari Morang Irrigation Project Stage-III Phase-I 1998-2003 DoI/IDA Nepal Detailed design and construction management (ICB contract of US$ 20 million) of the irrigation system (13,500 ha) including 5.5 km flood embankment, 160 m long aqueduct cum single lane road bridge and 70 km access and service roads.
Nepal Irrigation Sector Project 1998-2004 DoI/IDA Nepal Technical Assistance for design, construction supervision, project management, O&M and subsidy studies, etc.
Mahakali Irrigation Project Stage- III 1999-2001 DoI/IDA Nepal Project preparation including detailed feasibility study of Stage-III area covering 28,255 ha land and detailed design of about 3,000 ha, canal structures and access roads.
Community Managed Irrigation Sector Project [ADB TA No. 3745-NEP] 2003 ADB Nepal PPTA of an irrigation sector project for possible funding and implementation that aimed to enhance the productivity and sustainability of FMIS covering about 33,385 ha in 35 central and eastern districts.
Study on the River Systems in Terai from Jhapa District to Siraha District 2003 GoN Nepal Identification of the border rivers in the south, and preparation GIS based thematic maps with demarcating inundation prone areas.
Integrated Social & Env. Assessment for the Proposed Irrigation & Water Resources Management Project 2006 DoI/IDA Nepal Consulting services for social and environmental survey and assessment of the existing FMIS and new irrigation schemes.

Sikta Irrigation Project (~ 34,500 ha command area)

2006-11 GoN Nepal Construction supervision and management of the headworks (317 m long barrage and RC road bridge) construction (ICB contract US$ 25 million) and main canal of 50 m3/s discharge capacity (ICB contract US$ 25 million).
Rani Jamara Kulariya Irrigation Project (~20,300 ha net command area) 2008-10 GoN Nepal Engineering survey, geo-technical investigation, detailed design and drawings, and preparation of quantity and cost estimates (headworks-100 m3/s, main/feeder canal-80 m3/s, associated structures, and river training works).
Feasibility Study of Left Side Command Area (12,600 ha) and Command Area Survey of Sidaniya Branch (1,800 ha) of Sikta Irrigation Project 2009-10 GoN Nepal Engineering survey and mapping, geological investigation, design and drawings, and preparation of quantity and cost estimates of left main canal (14.7 m3/s discharge capacity & 56 km in length) and associated structures.
Irrigation and Water Resources Management Project : Component A-Irrigation (International Assignment) 2009-13 GoN/IDA Nepal Technical assistance for the implementation of FMIS sub-projects in three western development regions.
Hydraulic Modeling and Detailed Design of Kulariya (4,500 ha) and Jamara (5,380 ha) Canal Systems 2010 GoN Nepal Hydraulic modeling of the canal systems, detailed design and drawings, quantity and cost estimates of canal structures, and preparation of bidding document for ICB contract.
Quality Control and Construction Supervision of Intake Structure and Other Works of Rani Jamara Kulariya Irrigation Project 2012-2015 GoN Nepal Construction supervision and management and quality control of intake (headworks) structure having diversion capacity of 100 m3/s and river training works of the Project with 20,300 ha command area.

Community Irrigation Project [ADB Grant 0219-NEP]

2012-2017 GoN/ADB Nepal Project management and implementation support to the Project covering about 300 surface and groundwater subprojects with a total of 17,000 ha command area.
Medium Irrigation Project 2012-2015 GoN Nepal Project management and implementation support to the Project covering all the districts of the Country.
D. TRANSPORT AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Chanda Mohana Irrigation Project 1996-2000 DoI/OPEC Fund Nepal Detailed design and construction management of 60m long barrage cum RCC road bridge and 15 km access road (ICB contract) as part of the irrigation development project.
Bakra River Flood Protection Project 1996-2001 DoI/OPEC Fund Nepal Detailed design and construction management of 31 km access road (ICB contract) as a part of flood protection project.
Road Maintenance & Development Project: Institutional Strengthening Component [IDA Credit No. 3293-NEP] 2000-06 DoR/IDA Nepal Formulation and implementation of a comprehensive HRD program, expansion of environmental and social capabilities to assist with project planning, design and management of road projects, and strengthening of mechanical training activities to enable MTC to identify design and provide the range of training required by public & private sector equipment users.
Sub-regional Transport Facilitation Project [ADB TA No. 6139-NEP] 2004 ADB Nepal PPTA for the preparation of a project to improve customs and trans-shipment facilities and road access at three principal border crossings in Nepal and to improve the sub-regional transport network and reduce the cost of imports and exports between Nepal and India, Bangladesh, Bhutan & third countries.
Study for Sector Wide Road Program and Priority Investment Plan [IDA Credit No. 3293-NEP] 2005-07 DoR/IDA Nepal Study for the identification of a transport network in the country and preparation of Sectorwide Priority Investment Plan for 20 roads comprising both strategic and feeder roads.
Sikta Irrigation Project 2006-11 GoN Nepal Construction supervision and management of 317 m long road bridge (ICB contract US$ 25 million) as a part of Headwork construction for SIP.
Decentralized Rural Infrastructure and Livelihoods Project [ADB TA No. 7573-NEP] 2010-11 ADB Nepal Preparation of a project to develop rural transport services that include rural roads and trail bridges in 18 project districts.
E. WATER RESOURCES AND RIVER BASIN
Water Sector Diagnostic & Program Formulation Exercise in Nepal 1993 UN-DDSM Nepal Consulting services for the sector diagnosis and formulation of sectoral programs for water resources development.
Water Resources Strategy Formulation Phase-III Study 1999-2000 WECS/IDA Nepal Development of National Water Resources Strategies with integrated approach addressing demand and supply sides of Water Resources, investment requirements for meeting the demand, and harnessing the potential of available water with their implications from the perspective for micro-economic management.
River Sub-basins Studies of Mai Khola Rohini River and Indrawati River 2001-02 GWP Nepal The studies were to identify critical water stressed areas, and to analyse water related issues within the river basins.
Multiple Uses of Water and U/S & D/S Linkages in the Bhorle Khola Basin 2002-03 FMIST Nepal Integrated water resources management in a river basin with emphasis on participation of users group in resources allocation as well as distribution and process documentation of environmental changes in relation to the water use and demand over time.
Water Resources Assessment of Madi-Dang Diversion Project 2009 GoN Nepal Assessment of river hydrology, irrigation potentiality and inter-basin diversion
Formation of Basin/Sub-basin Committees (within Babai and West Rapti) and Preparation of Water Access Mechanism 2012-2013 GoN/WB Nepal Development and consolidation of basin information and capacity building; Formation and execution of basin/sub-basin committees and preparation of water access mechanism
Preparation of Long Term Vision of Nepal’s Water Resources and Energy Sectors 2012- 2013 WECS/GoN Nepal Prepare Long Term Vision of Nepal’s Water and Energy Sectors” in a perspective time frame of 40 Years (2050 A.D.) The Water Resources Vision should incorporate all different sources and uses of water. Similarly, the energy vision should incorporate all different forms of available energy and their uses.
F. WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION
Detailed Engineering Design of A Swerage System 1997-98 BASCP/GoN Nepal Consulting services for the design of sewerage system for storm water runoff and domestic and industrial waste water. The Project aimed to develop a sewerage system, about 20 km, along the Bagmati river to avoid direct outfall of sewer lines from different parts of Kathmandu valley into the river. The system consisted several sewerage treatment plants at appropriate locations.
Fourth Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project 1998-99 DWSS/ADB Nepal Evaluation of the Project that had implemented about 300 rural/community WSS schemes in three regions of Nepal.
Small Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project (STWSSP) [ADB TA No. 3059-NEP] 1999-2000 ADB Nepal PPTA to prepare a WSS sector project in preparing a project suitable for Bank financing with specific focus on the developing  drinking WSSS standards, preparing feasibility studies & preliminary design for sample small town subprojects.
Preparation of District Plan/Profile on WSS Sector Project for Sindhuli District 1999 DWSS/ADB Nepal Preparation of profiles on the existing status of WSS in the district and to identify need for sustainable development in the sector.
Package-2: Water Supply Town Project under STWSSP 2001-07 DWSS/ADB Nepal Detailed engineering design and construction supervision of two town projects.
Community Based Water Supply and Sanitation Project [ADB TA No. 3844-NEP] 2002-03 ADB Nepal PPTA to prepare a WSS sector project for possible funding and implementation.
Package-10: Water Supply Town Project under STWSSSP 2002-07 DWSS/ADB Nepal Feasibility study, detailed engineering design and construction supervision of two town projects.
Sustainability Study of Batch II Rural Water Supply Schemes 2003-04 RWSSFDB/IDA Nepal Study of the Batch II WSS schemes that were implemented by Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Fund Development Board which had aimed to promote sustainable and cost effective demand-led rural WSS services in conformity with the sector policies of the government aiming at fundamental changes in rural WSS service delivery mechanism in the country.
Group B-Batch 3: Water Supply Town Project Under STWSSP 2005-08 DWSS/ADB Nepal Feasibility study, detailed engineering design and construction supervision of two town projects.
Safeguards and Social Development Support for Melamchi Water under Melamchi Valley Subproject (SUBPROJECT I) [ADB Loan No. 1820-NEP(SF)] 2009-14 MWSDB/ADB Nepal Implementation support to the Project in social uplift program, environmental management plan, land acquisition and resettlement plan, public relation and conflict resolution, and local infrastructure development.